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Injury Could Rule Buffering out of 2015 Brisbane Winter Carnival

Injury Could Rule Buffering out of 2015 Brisbane Winter Carnival

Buffering has injured himself in trackwork at Doomben Racecourse this week as the seven-year-old gelding prepared for the 2015 Brisbane winter carnival. Trainer Robert Heathcote had already opted to skip the autumn carnivals in Sydney and Melbourne in favour of heading north to Brisbane during the winter but the gelding could now miss out on…

2015 Robert Sangster Stakes Now the Aim for Politeness

2015 Robert Sangster Stakes Now the Aim for Politeness

When first acceptances for The Championships series in April closed earlier this week, four-year-old mare Politeness remained in contention for both the Group 1 Doncaster Mile (1600m) and Group 1 Queen Of The Turf Stakes (1600m). However after just being scratched from her past two starts due to a persistent hoof injury, the fact remains…

Buffering Back in Work Ahead of 2015 Brisbane Winter Carnival

Buffering Back in Work Ahead of 2015 Brisbane Winter Carnival

While the majority of the country’s top sprinters are well into their preparations for the autumn, seven-year-old gelding Buffering has only just returned to work. That’s because trainer Robert Heathcote has opted to bypass Sydney and Melbourne in the autumn to focus on the Brisbane Winter Carnival with the gelding. Buffering has thrice been named…

Price Considering 2015 Brisbane Winter Carnival for Lankan Rupee

Price Considering 2015 Brisbane Winter Carnival for Lankan Rupee

After a brilliant win in the Group 1 Black Caviar Lightning Stakes (1000m) on Saturday, five-year-old gelding Lankan Rupee has won all three of the big autumn sprint races. Trainer Mick Price is now considering stepping Lankan Rupee out beyond 1200 metres for the first time, and the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival may just be…

Excellantes Leads 2015 Falvelon Quality Field

Excellantes Leads 2015 Falvelon Quality Field

The Listed Falvelon Quality (1200m) is the feature race running at Doomben Racecourse this Saturday with nine sprinters set to tackle the $100,000 feature race. Robert Heathcote’s Excellantes is the headline runner and the seven-year-old gelding will enjoy an inside jump from barrier one with Damian Browne. Excellantes enjoyed a successful debut season back in…

Pickabee Ready for 2015 Nudgee Fillies & Mares Handicap Redo

Pickabee Ready for 2015 Nudgee Fillies & Mares Handicap Redo

After the meeting at Doomben Racecourse last Saturday was washed out, all races including the Listed Nudgee Fillies & Mares Handicap (1200m) were rescheduled for the coming Saturday. The majority of horses that were set to run last week are confirmed for the rescheduled race, however one notable absence is Missy Longstocking. The Liam Birchley-trained…

2015 Nudgee Quality Tips & Selections

2015 Nudgee Quality Tips & Selections

14 top fillies and mares are set to run in the Listed Nudgee Quality (1200m) this Saturday – the feature race running at Doomben Racecourse. Six of those 14 are offering single figure odds in the betting market at , which is led by Missy Longstocking at $3.30. The Liam Birchley-trained mare was heavily supported…

2015 Melbourne Autumn Carnival in Pipeline for Egyptian Melody

2015 Melbourne Autumn Carnival in Pipeline for Egyptian Melody

Two-year-old Egyptian Melody has yet to make her racing debut yet trainer Danny Bougoure is already planning an autumn campaign in Melbourne for the filly. The Exceed And Excel filly will run first-up at Doomben Racecourse on Saturday in the 2YO Fillies Handicap (1110m) and if she races well could travel down south to Melbourne…

Endless Shadow to Prove Naysayers Wrong in 2015 Nudgee Quality

Endless Shadow to Prove Naysayers Wrong in 2015 Nudgee Quality

Trainer Peter Hulbert is laughing off claims that Endless Shadow’s win in the Magic Millions Fillies & Mares Handicap (1300m) at the Gold Coast on January 10 was a fluke. He is confident that his six-year-old mare will prove it wasn’t a one-off this weekend at Doomben Racecourse in the Listed Nudgee Quality (1200m). Endless…

2015 Queensland Guineas On Horizon for Good Project

2015 Queensland Guineas On Horizon for Good Project

Top Sydney trainer Chris Waller found success at Royal Randwick Racecourse on Saturday thanks to Good Project, who won the Tab Place Multi Handicap (1600m). Good Project was firm favourite to win the mile race out of the six starters and the three-year-old gelding justified his favouritism, winning a head from Sam Kavanagh’s Invinzabeel. The…